PMP Executing Process Group

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The Executing Process Group consists of those processes performed to complete the work defined in the project management plan to satisfy the project specifications. This Process Group involves coordinating people and resources, managing stakeholder expectations, as well as integrating and performing the activities of the project in accordance with project management plan.

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Process No. Project Management Process(es) Inputs Tools & Techniques Outputs
4.3 Direct and Manage Project Work
  1. Project management plan
    • Any component
  2. Project documents
    • Change log
    • Lessons learned register
    • Milestone list
    • Project communications
    • Project schedule
    • Requirements traceability matrix
    • Risk register
    • Risk report
  3. Approved change requests
  4. Enterprise environmental factors
  5. Organizational process assets
  1. Expert judgment
  2. Project management information system
  3. Meetings
  1. Deliverables
  2. Work performance data
  3. Issue log
  4. Change requests
  5. Project management plan updates
    • Any component
  6. Project documents updates
    • Activity list
    • Assumption log
    • Lessons learned register
    • Requirements documentation
    • Risk register
    • Stakeholder register
  7. Organizational process assets updates
4.4 Manage Project Knowledge
  1. Project management plan
    • All components
  2. Project documents
    • Lessons learned register
    • Project team assignments
    • Resource breakdown structure
    • Source selection criteria
    • Stakeholder register
  3. Deliverables
  4. Enterprise environmental factors
  5. Organizational process assets
  1. Expert judgment
  2. Knowledge management
  3. Information management
  4. Interpersonal and team skills
    • Active listening
    • Facilitation
    • Leadership
    • Networking
    • Political awareness
  1. Lessons learned register
  2. Project management plan updates
    • Any component
  3. Organizational process assets updates
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Process No. Project Management Process(es) Inputs Tools & Techniques Outputs
8.2 Manage Quality
  1. Project management plan
    • Quality management plan
  2. Project documents
    • Lessons learned register
    • Quality control measurements
    • Quality metrics
    • Risk report
  3. Organizational process Assets
  1. Data gathering
    • Checklists
  2. Data analysis
    • Alternatives analysis
    • Document analysis
    • Process analysis
    • Root cause analysis
  3. Decision making
    • Multi-criteria decision analysis
  4. Data representation
    • Affinity diagrams
    • Cause-and-effect diagrams
    • Flowcharts
    • Histograms
    • Matrix diagrams
    • Scatter diagrams
  5. Audits
  6. Design for X
  7. Problem solving
  8. Quality improvement methods
  1. Quality reports
  2. Test and evaluation documents
  3. Change requests
  4. Project management plan updates
    • Quality management plan
    • Scope baseline
    • Schedule baseline
    • Cost baseline
  5. Project documents updates
    • Issue log
    • Lessons learned register
    • Risk register
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Process No. Project Management Process(es) Inputs Tools & Techniques Outputs
9.3 Acquire Resources
  1. Project management plan
    • Resource management plan
    • Procurement management plan
    • Cost baseline
  2. Project documents
    • Project schedule
    • Resource calendars
    • Resource requirements
    • Stakeholder register
  3. Enterprise environmental factors
  4. Organizational process assets
  1. Decision making
    • Multi-criteria decision analysis
  2. Interpersonal and team skills
    • Negotiation
  3. Pre-assignment
  4. Virtual teams
  1. Physical resource assignments
  2. Project team assignments
  3. Resource calendars
  4. Change requests
  5. Project management plan updates
    • Resource management plan
    • Cost baseline
  6. Project documents updates
    • Lessons learned register
    • Project schedule
    • Resource breakdown structure
    • Resource requirements
    • Risk register
    • Stakeholder register
  7. Enterprise environmental factors updates
  8. Organizational process assets updates
9.4 Develop Team
  1. Project management plan
    • Resource management plan
  2. Project documents
    • Lessons learned register
    • Project schedule
    • Project team assignments
    • Resource calendars
    • Team charter
  3. Enterprise environmental factors
  4. Organizational process assets
  1. Colocation
  2. Virtual teams
  3. Communication technology
  4. Interpersonal and team skills
    • Conflict management
    • Influencing
    • Motivation
    • Negotiation
    • Team building
  5. Recognition and rewards
  6. Training
  7. Individual and team assessments
  8. Meetings
  1. Team performance assessments
  2. Change requests
  3. Project management plan updates
    • Resource management plan
  4. Project documents updates
    • Lessons learned register
    • Project schedule
    • Project team assignments
    • Resource calendars
    • Team charter
  5. Enterprise environmental factors updates
  6. Organizational process assets updates
9.5 Manage Team
  1. Project management plan
    • Resource management plan
  2. Project documents
    • Issue log
    • Lessons learned register
    • Project team assignments
    • Team charter
  3. Work performance reports
  4. Team performance assessments
  5. Enterprise environmental factors
  6. Organizational process assets
  1. Interpersonal and team skills
    • Conflict management
    • Decision making
    • Emotional intelligence
    • Influencing
    • Leadership
  2. Project management information system
  1. Change requests
  2. Project management plan updates
    • Resource management plan
    • Schedule baseline
    • Cost baseline
  3. Project documents updates
    • Issue log
    • Lessons learned register
    • Project team assignments
  4. Enterprise environmental factors updates
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Process No. Project Management Process(es) Inputs Tools & Techniques Outputs
10.2 Manage Communications
  1. Project management plan
    • Resource management plan
    • Communications management plan
    • Stakeholder engagement plan
  2. Project documents
    • Change log
    • Issue log
    • Lessons learned register
    • Quality report
    • Risk report
    • Stakeholder register
  3. Work performance reports
  4. Enterprise environmental factors
  5. Organizational process assets
  1. Communication technology
  2. Communication methods
  3. Communication skills
    • Communication competence
    • Feedback
    • Nonverbal
    • Presentations
  4. Project management information system
  5. Project reporting
  6. Interpersonal and team skills
    • Active listening
    • Conflict management
    • Cultural awareness
    • Meeting management
    • Networking
    • Political awareness
  7. Meetings
  1. Project communications
  2. Project management plan updates
    • Communications management plan
    • Stakeholder engagement plan
  3. Project documents updates
    • Issue log
    • Lessons learned register
    • Project schedule
    • Risk register
    • Stakeholder register
  4. Organizational process assets updates
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Process No. Project Management Process(es) Inputs Tools & Techniques Outputs
11.6 Implement Risk Responses
  1. Project management plan
    • Risk management plan
  2. Project documents
    • Lessons learned register
    • Risk register
    • Risk report
  3. Organizational process assets
  1. Expert judgment
  2. Interpersonal and team skills
    • Influencing
  3. Project management information system
  1. Change requests
  2. Project documents updates
    • Issue log
    • Lessons learned register
    • Project team assignments
    • Risk register
    • Risk report
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Process No. Project Management Process(es) Inputs Tools & Techniques Outputs
12.2 Conduct Procurements
  1. Project management plan
    • Scope management plan
    • Requirements management plan
    • Communications management plan
    • Risk management plan
    • Procurement management plan
    • Configuration management plan
    • Cost baseline
  2. Project documents
    • Lessons learned register
    • Project schedule
    • Requirements documentation
    • Risk register
    • Stakeholder register
  3. Procurement documentation
  4. Seller proposals
  5. Enterprise environmental factors
  6. Organizational process assets
  1. Expert judgment
  2. Advertising
  3. Bidder conferences
  4. Data analysis
    • Proposal evaluation
  5. Interpersonal and team skills
    • Negotiation
  1. Selected sellers
  2. Agreements
  3. Change requests
  4. Project management plan updates
    • Requirements management plan
    • Quality management plan
    • Communications management plan
    • Risk management plan
    • Procurement management plan
    • Scope baseline
    • Schedule baseline
    • Cost baseline
  5. Project documents updates
    • Lessons learned register
    • Requirements documentation
    • Requirements traceability matrix
    • Resource calendars
    • Risk register
    • Stakeholder register
  6. Organizational process assets updates
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Process No. Project Management Process(es) Inputs Tools & Techniques Outputs
13.3 Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  1. Project management plan
    • Communications management plan
    • Risk management plan
    • Stakeholder engagement plan
    • Change management plan
  2. Project documents
    • Change log
    • Issue log
    • Lessons learned register
    • Stakeholder register
  3. Enterprise environmental factors
  4. Organizational process assets
  1. Expert judgment
  2. Communication skills
    • Feedback
  3. Interpersonal and team skills
    • Conflict management
    • Cultural awareness
    • Negotiation
    • Observation / conversation
    • Political awareness
  4. Ground rules
  5. Meetings
  1. Change requests
  2. Project management plan updates
  3. Project documents updates
    • Change log
    • Issue log
    • Lessons learned register
    • Stakeholder register
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